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Field Based Senior Behavioral Intake Coordinator - Remote in Arkansas, Tennessee, & Texas

Company: Optum
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 28, 2024

Job Description:


Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start -Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -
Shift Start/End Time: 40 hrs. per week- limited evening or weekend appointments possible -
Work is performed in homes, residential treatment facilities, provider offices, and/or hospitals


If you live in the state of Arkansas, Texas, or Tennessee, you'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. -



Primary Responsibilities: -


Administers field based Independent Assessments to beneficiaries
Requires daily travel to and from appointments at Provider offices, beneficiary homes, and other community meeting locations within areas served by Arkansas Department of Human Services
Utilizes and secures 5-10 pounds of technology equipment (cellular phone, computer, and hot spot)
Communicates in a culturally sensitive manner to individuals whose support needs are being assessed within the mental health and/or developmentally disabled populations
Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines
Requires little assistance with standard and non-standard requests
Works with supervisor to solve more complex problems
Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet agreed upon deadlines
Works with others as part of a team


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. -
Required Qualifications: -

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in counseling, psychology, social work, or related field with experience in mental health counseling and/or working with developmentally disabled beneficiaries, psychology, or social work
  • 1+ years of working directly with the mental health population (if working with behavioral health beneficiaries)
  • 1+ years of working directly with beneficiaries having developmental disabilities (If working with developmentally disabled beneficiaries)
  • Basic level of proficiency to navigate a Windows based environment and create, edit, save, and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word; and the ability to navigate Outlook and conduct Internet searches
  • Must be comfortable with daily travel to and from appointments at Provider offices, beneficiary homes, and other community meeting locations within a specific region of Arkansas
  • Must possess the ability to drive long distances, sit for 1-3 hours, and carry 5-10 pounds of equipment


    *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. -






    At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location, and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups, and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. -


    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. -
    UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -
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    #RPO, #RED

Keywords: Optum, Corpus Christi , Field Based Senior Behavioral Intake Coordinator - Remote in Arkansas, Tennessee, & Texas, Other , Portland, Texas

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